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The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.

    In this edition of Spotlight we take a look at how the COVID pandemic is impacting some of these hardest hit communities and vulnerable individuals within them, at how it is giving new opportunities for terrorist and extremist groups to radicalise and recruit and how it is changing how practitioners do their work. Source: RAN Europe
  2. Intercultural Cities: COVID-19 Special page
    Since the spreading of COVID-19 virus and disease, public authorities at all government levels and worldwide are facing a large-scale emergency situation which is new for most of today’s societies. Source: Council of Europe, Intercultural Cities
  3. Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19
    Child care providers, also known as Early Childhood Education providers, can help protect children, families, and staff and slow the spread of COVID-19 by using CDC’s updated Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19. Source: CDC
  4. We must do better. A feminist assessment of the humanitarian aid system’s support of women- and girl-led organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic
    This report represents the first attempt at a global feminist assessment of the experiences of women and girls—and the organizations they lead—during the COVID-19 pandemic. It looks at the lives of women and girls holistically to see how the pandemic has impacted their organizations and communities and how humanitarian responders engage with them, if at all. The 30-page report is supported by UNICEF. Source: VOICE
  5. Understanding Domestic Violence in India During COVID-19: a Routine Activity Approach
    Domestic violence, a prevalent problem in India, saw an increase during the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19. This article explores the factors associated with an increase in domestic violence incidents during COVID-19 by applying routine activity theory (RAT) framework. Data were drawn from the incidents of domestic violence reported in newspapers. Findings reveal that sources of motivation in domestic violence perpetrators during the lockdown were alcohol and unemployment. Source: Asian Journal of Criminology 

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